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Liberian Diplomat Worries about Ebola, But Hails Ellen

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Liberia’s Ambassador to the United States says he is worrying about the ongoing Ebola situation in Bong County and Liberia. Ambassador Jeremiah Sulunteh told our Bong County correspondent yesterday from the US that the current situation was giving him sleepless hours, as he continues to hear about the Ebola crisis in the country.

He said as Ambassador, he has been engaging leaders in the United States to see how they can contribute to the fight against the epidemic, adding that the current U.S troops in Liberia the efforts of President Sirleaf and him. He commended President Sirleaf for her able leadership, saying her contacts continue to assist Liberia in its recovery process.

The Liberia Ambassador to the US said he has lobbied with other humanitarian institutions in the country to send assistance to Liberia, noting that some have already assisted the country, even though he did not name them. Ambassador Sulunteh who also controls Liberia’s embassies in Mexico and Canada, said a group in Canada was currently gathering some supplies to be shipped to Liberia in the coming weeks.

He admonished  Bong County citizens to follow all of the preventive measures against the Ebola virus, further warning them against doubting the existence of the virus.  The Ambassador, who has been making personal donations to the county and other parts of Liberia, has promised to continue his assistance during this crisis.

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